A fixer-upper might have a lot more problems than you think. The last thing you want to do is purchase a home that ends up costing you more to fix than you calculated for. So before you spend a lot of your time and money on a fixer-upper, you need to know the questions to ask first. Related: Tips for Buying a Foreclosure Without asking the right questions, you could...

Mega-hit songwriter Ali Tamposi recently sold her four-bedroom, five-bath Los Feliz home for just over $3 million.  If you don't know Tamposi by name, you almost certainly know her work. Her big breakout was Kelly Clarkson's 2011 hit "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)," and by the age of 30, Tamposi had churned out winning tunes for Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera,...

By Zoe Eisenberg In the following interview, Michael LaRocque, broker/owner of LaRocque & Co., REALTORS® in Cocoa, Fla., discusses the firm's internet lead program and branding strategies.

Region Served: East Coast of Central Florida
Years in Real Estate: 20
Number of Offices: 1 brick and mortar, 2 virtual
Number of Agents:...

Credit: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®—a Tri-State Delaware-New Jersey-Pennsylvania brokerage—recently began automating its rental listings to post to Facebook Marketplace, in partnership with HomeSnap. The move, which at first glance looks like an unusual tactic, has paid...

By Elizabeth La Riva With the holidays over, heading into the coldest months of the year, many people might assume that now is a terrible time to buy a home. However, now is the best time to score a deal on that dream house! Related: 4 Tips for Home-Buying During the Colder Months Here are a few reasons why it may be in your best interest to buy a house this...

300 Honored in RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine and in Online Newsmakers Directory
RISMedia, the leading information and news provider for the residential real estate industry, today announced its 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers, a dynamic group of individuals making headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry, and their...

By Johanna Baker Real estate is a massive industry in the U.S. In 2018 alone, real estate contributed a whopping $1.15 trillion to the country's gross domestic product. By becoming a REALTOR®, you can effectively tap into this market. Related: Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home The job requires you to conduct deft negotiation to convince...

By Vitaly Kuprenko To achieve success, every real estate business requires customer relationship management systems—or CRMs—to maintain relationships with clients. According to Thomson Data, customer retention can increase by 26 percent due to the integration of appropriate CRM software. Related: Curaytor Shakes Up How You Utilize Your CRM How should you choose...

By Brooke Chaplan With the New Year just beginning, it's time to think about resolutions to improve your life. Many people give up bad habits related to their health or finances while others start something new, such as taking a college class or changing jobs. Related: NAR Report: Theses Are the Top Home Improvements One of the most important improvements you can...

By Wendy Dessler The interior and exterior of your home have the potential for memorable design in the coming year. As the 20s of the 21st century are upon us, a combination of classic chic and modern savvy are combining to make new homes something to marvel at. Related: 4 Awesome Additions for Your Custom Home Design Here are a few different design families to help...